SIM: New Investigator Lecture with Andrea Wills, Ph.D.

HSB D 209 (Turner Auditorium) 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA

  "Decoding the molecular requirements for complex tissue regeneration" A major goal of regenerative medicine is to improve health outcomes for patients that experience traumatic injuries such as limb loss or spinal cord injury by promoting regenerative healing. My group focuses on defining the mechanisms that first couple injury to regeneration rather than scarring. To

SIM: New Investigator Lecture with Alex Greninger, M.D., Ph.D., MS, MPhil

HSB A420 (Hogness Auditorium) 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA

“That Virus” Alex Greninger is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, assistant director of the clinical virology laboratories at the University of Washington Medical Center, and a board-certified clinical pathologist. Dr.Greninger earned an MS in Biological Sciences/Immunology from Stanford, an MPhil in Epidemiology from Cambridge (UK), an MD/Ph.D. from UCSF,

SIM: New Investigator Lecture with Smita Yadav, Ph.D.

HSB K-069 (Robert J Gust Auditorium) 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA

"Mapping the Neuronal Kinome: The Role of Aberrant Kinase Signaling in Neurodevelopmental Disorders" From the genesis of a neuron to its functional integration into synaptic networks, every aspect of neuronal development is regulated by protein kinases. Kinases are highly druggable enzymes that catalyze the addition of phosphate groups to their substrates with high spatial and

Science in Medicine Lecture with Bianca Frogner, Ph.D.

"Where did all the health care workers go? Health workforce trends before and during the pandemic." Webinar Livestream Dr. Bianca Frogner is an internationally recognized health economist with expertise on the health workforce. As the Director of the Center for Health Workforce Studies, she has been leading a team of investigators and research staff to

Science in Medicine Lecture with Elizabeth Swisher, M.D.

"Understanding ovarian cancer: a journey to personalized prevention and treatment" Zoom Livestream Dr. Swisher is Professor of Gynecologic Oncology and Adjunct Professor in Medical Genetics at UW and Deputy Director of the Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium. The primary focus of Dr. Swisher’s lab is the molecular genetics of ovarian cancer with a view

Science in Medicine Lecture with Kayode Ojo, Ph.D.

"A case for new "brakes" against Giardiasis runs" Zoom Livestream Giardiasis is a gastrointestinal illness characterized by bouts of greasy watery diarrhea, stomach cramps, and nausea. Giardia lamblia is the causative agent of giardiasis. Global studies estimate 280 million symptomatic cases per year. It is one of the most common waterborne diseases worldwide. Clinical giardiasis

SIM: Annual Lecture with Jeffrey Gordon, MD

"Microbiota-directed complementary foods for treating childhood undernutrition" Zoom Webinar Link Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor Professor, Pathology & Immunology Professor, Developmental Biology Professor, Molecular Microbiology Jeffrey Gordon received his A.B. from Oberlin College and his M.D. from the University of Chicago. He completed his clinical training in internal medicine and gastroenterology at Washington

Distinguished Scientist Lecture with Bonnie Ramsey, M.D.

“Journey from Bench to Bedside: The Successful Translation of Cystic Fibrosis Research into Life-Changing Therapies” Zoom Webinar Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics Bonnie W. Ramsey MD is an Endowed Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the UW Department of Pediatrics. She has been an international leader in translational research in